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NTSB Begins Recovery Of Ditched Jet In Hawaii

NTSB Begins Recovery Of Ditched Jet In Hawaii

The NTSB announced that they have began recovery efforts for debris from the Transair Boeing 737-200, that ditched off the Hawaii coast. Today (Monday), the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) in the United States, announced the recovery of the first debris of...
NOTAMs: Are They “A Bunch Of Garbage”?

NOTAMs: Are They “A Bunch Of Garbage”?

A global campaign to overhaul NOTAMs is underway, in order to remove irrelevant information and highlight critical items. The triggering event for this development on NOTAMs is the Air Canada 759 incident, from 2017. An experienced crew flying an Airbus A320 almost...
The Asoh Defense: “As you Americans say, I ****** up”

The Asoh Defense: “As you Americans say, I ****** up”

Sometimes an aviation concept finds applications in other fields, and the Asoh Defense is one such example. It’s still an aviation lesson, however. The story around the statement may well be apocryphal. Captain Kohei Asoh, pilot-in-command of Japan Airlines Flight 2,...
NTSB Update – United 328 Engine Failure Over Denver

NTSB Update – United 328 Engine Failure Over Denver

Yesterday, the NTSB released an investigation update on the United 328’s P&W engine failure, that happened shortly after the flight departed Denver. The NTSB’s update is a very extensive report on the United incident. It is very useful because a lot of the...
United 777-200 UPDATE: FAA To Ground Affected Jets!

United 777-200 UPDATE: FAA To Ground Affected Jets!

The FAA will issue an Airworthiness Directive to ground older United Boeing 777 aircraft with a specific Pratt & Whitney engine model, for checks. Two days ago, a United Airlines Boeing 777-222 experienced what looks like an uncontained engine failure. The...